Opioid Use Disorder

What is Opioid Use Disorder? Symptoms and Treatment

Opioid Use Disorder is defined as “a pattern of opioid use that results in clinically significant functional impairment or distress”. Signs and symptoms of opioid dependence include tolerance, withdrawal, repeated attempts to stop taking the drug, impaired performance at school or work, and social difficulties related to opioid dependence. According to National Institute on Drug…

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